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Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, in the early hours of yesterday in Des Moines, the capital city of Iowa, United States of America, became the sixth African to be awarded the World Food Prize...
The incidence of cases of food poisoning due to chemical storage of grains in Nigeria would now become a thing of the past as farmers in the country have been introduced to sophisticated nonchemical crops storage bags to preserve...
The federal government may prosecute the agents who caused Nigeria’s yam consignments to the United States to be rejected, raising concerns that the rejection of the commodity may lead to payment of insurance claims to yam exporters. The euphoria around...
President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government will sustain concrete measures to diversify the economy by devoting more resources to agriculture in the 2017 budget. Speaking to reporters in Nairobi, Kenya at the weekend on the margins of the sixth...
The Oxfam's Livelihoods and Nutritional Empowerment (LINE) Project being implemented by Oxfam in Bauchi State with funding from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) is said to be aimed at reducing poverty and improving the lives of over 10,000 poor rural...
The federal government's effort at diversifying the economy took a giant leap after the National Committee on Export Promotion Council (NCEP) at its inaugural meeting, identified mainly six potential commodity products as alternative to oil. The 13-man NCEP was instituted...
The Federal Government said on Thursday that it has secured 55,000 hectares of land from 11 states for the development of pasture and paddocks grazing reserve in the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, disclosed...
The House of Representatives has mandated its Committees on Agricultural Production and Services and Customs and Excise to investigate the Federal Ministry of Agriculture regarding exportation of yam tubers. The House alleged that the ministry disregarded the law prohibiting exportation...
By Chineme Okafor Over 200,000 small holding farmers in 29 states of the country, cultivating eight different commodities have gotten N43 billion so far disbursed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under its Anchor Borrowers' Programme (ABP) which was...
Nigeria is losing N28.4bn worth of tomatoes being produced in the country annually, the Project Director of YieldWise Nigeria, Lekan Tobe has said. Speaking at a stakeholders convening in Kano on Thursday, Tobe said Nigeria is the 14th largest producer of tomatoes in...

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